lithagogue

(li-ta-go-gh') adj.
Terme de médecine. Substances lithagogues, substances auxquelles on attribuait la propriété d'expulser les petits calculs ou graviers de la vessie.
   Termes grecs signifiant pierre et qui chasse, ce dernier mot est dérivé du verbe pousser, chasser (voy. agir).

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  • Lithagogue — Lith a*gogue (l[i^]th [.a]*g[o^]g), n. [Gr. li qos stone + agwgo s leading.] (Med.) A medicine having, or supposed to have, the power of expelling calculous matter with the urine. Hooper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithagogue — Causing the dislodgment or expulsion of calculi, especially urinary calculi. [litho + G. agogos, drawing forth] …   Medical dictionary

  • lithagogue — having the power to expel concretions from the bladder or kidney Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lithagogue — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -agogue — agogue, agogie ♦ Groupes suffixaux, du gr. agôgos, et agôgia, de agein « mener, conduire ». agogie, agogue Suffixe, du gr. agôgos, qui conduit . I. ⇒ AGOGUE1, AGOGIE, AGOGIQUE, suff. Suff. signifiant l idée de conduire vers, de mener ou d amener …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • litagog — LITAGÓG, Ă adj. (med.) Care uşurează expulzarea calculilor. [< fr, lithagogue, cf. gr. lithos – piatră, agogos – care antrenează]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.05.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Remedy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Remedy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remedy remedy help redress Sgm: N 1 anthelmintic anthelmintic Sgm: N 1 antidote antidote antifebrile antipoison counterpoison antitoxin antispasmodic …   English dictionary for students

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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